THURSDAY, JULY 17
Talking About the Big Move. This free seminar from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m on July 17th will explore talking about the big move--preparing to downsize. Please RSVP by calling 314-831-0988. Refreshments will be available. The Bridge at Florissant is located at 1101 Garden Plaza Drive, Florissant, Mo. Directions: North New Florissant Road to right on Parker Road, Garden Plaza Drive is on Parker Road.
Venus Martz, firstname.lastname@example.org, The Bridge at Florissant, 314-831-0988, http://bridgeatflorissant.com
FRIDAY, JULY 18
Casino Night at Tower Grove Manor on July 18th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please join us for our 2nd Annual St. Andrews Charitable Foundation Casino Night. This event will raise funds for our Financial Assistance Program which provides charitable care for our residents who have outlived their resources. Admission is $20 with lots of great food, drinks and prizes. To RSVP, please call 314-773-2800.
Sunny Gibbs, email@example.com, Tower Grove Manor, 314-773-2800, www.towergrovemanor.org
SATURDAY, JULY 19
Play Cosmic Bingo at the Mascoutah Senior Services Fundraiser on July 19th at the Mascoutah Sportsmen's Club located at 1535 N. County Rd., Mascoutah, IL. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and Bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. Donation is $20 in advance or $35 at the door which includes 6 cards, Cosmic Dabber and Cosmic Hat. Bring your own snacks and beverages available at bar. 18 and older will enjoy the DJ, Captain Bingo and have an opportunity to share in $1,000 of prizes. Call 618-566-8758 for reservations and information.
Sandra Hakanson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Mascoutah Senior Services Program, 618-566-8758, www.mascoutahseniorcenter.org
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23
Medical West in Clayton is pleased to host Backs, Bellies, and Bottoms by Dr. Brooke Kalisiak PT, DPT, WCS. Learn some easy activities and exercises to help prevent or eliminate low back pain, strengthen abdominal muscles, and reduce bladder symptoms. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Call 314-725-1888 to register for this free class.
Brooke Kalisiak, email@example.com, Legacy Physical Therapy, 314-725-1888
THURSDAY, JULY 24
Twin Oaks at Heritage Pointe is proud to sponsor the American Red Cross Blood Drive on July 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Held in the Theater Room, 250 Savannah Terrace, Wentzville, Mo., 63385. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: TwinOaks or call Twin Oaks at Heritage Pointe at 636-542-5504. Please bring a valid photo ID. Blood is especially needed this time of year, so please schedule your donation today!
Michelle Palmer, firstname.lastname@example.org, Twin Oaks at Heritage Pointe, 636-542-5504
THURSDAY, JULY 24
Community Event hosted by Sugar Creek Assisted Living, 161 Professional Parkway, Troy, Mo., 63379 on July 24th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The program is addressing the needs of the aging population, seniors and their families. This is a free seminar featured speakers from the Beck Elder-Law Firm. Are you caring for a love one? Worried about how to pay for care? Worried about running out of money? Can VA or Medicaid Benefits help you pay for care? Trying to decide the best type of care? What type of care is available & what works best in your situation? These are just a few of the areas covered. Please call 636-528-3136 to reserve your seat. Refreshments and door prizes at event.
Mary Duban, email@example.com, Sugar Creek Assisted Living, 636-528-3136, www.americareusa.net
SATURDAY, JULY 26
BreakDown STL is teaming up with Ginger Bay Salon for an amazing fundraiser on July 26th. All Ginger Bay employees are donating their time and their tips during this fundraiser. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with services starting as low as $50. Guests can reserve a spa or salon appointment of their choice, such as a manicure and pedicure combination, facial, massage or hair service. Complimentary mini-spa treatments, including hand massages and make-up touchups featuring Aveda products along with an array of appetizers, desserts and cocktails will be provided. All attendees will receive a goody bag, valued at over $75. Guests can participate in silent and live auctions featuring tickets to Cardinal's games, sports memorabilia, gift cards to local restaurants and boutiques, gift baskets, liquor and even trips! An evening raffle will allow guests to enter to win high-end items. There will be a select number of $35 tickets available that include everything except a salon or spa service. Please call 314-966-0655 or 636-333-1800 to reserve a ticket.
Lisa Cashion, firstname.lastname@example.org, BreakDown STL, 314-570-7625, www.breakdownstl.org
SATURDAY, JULY 26
The Third Annual Christmas in July Craft Fair will be held Saturday July 26th at Calvary Church-Mid Rivers, 3998 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Saint Peters, Mo., 63376. The event is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Concessions available. Please join us for a fun day of shopping and door prizes! 50-50 raffle tickets available also for this event. You do not need to be present to win. This event is hosted by the Tri-County Citizens Advisory Board To Probation and Parole District 17 Missouri Department of Corrections.
Bill Rogers, email@example.com, Tri-County Citizens Advisory Board, 636-328-1947
MONDAY, JULY 28
Richmond Terrace and Schlafly St. Louis Brewery present "A Toast to Seniors: A Night Out to Help Out" on Monday, July 28th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, Mo., 63143 featuring live musical guest "One More Round" Johnny Cash Tribute Band. Schlafly will donate 25% of its beer sales between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to LSS Benevolent Care at Richmond Terrace Assisted Living Community. LSS Benevolent Care benefits residents who have outlived their ability to pay for the care they need. Just one night out can help those who need it most!
Katrie Spink, firstname.lastname@example.org, Richmond Terrace Assisted Living, A Lutheran Senior Services Community. 314-646-8000, www.lssliving.org
TUESDAY, JULY 29
All Artists are Dreamers: Exploring the Life and Work of Edward Boccia. Enjoy an afternoon exploring the art and life of this exceptionally prolific artist with members of his family, who will answer questions and participate in discussion regarding his significant contributions to Contemporary Art. Tuesday, July 29 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fee: $13
Christopher Brown, email@example.com, St. Louis OASIS, 314-862-4859, www.oasisnet.org/stl
THURSDAY, JULY 31
Afternoon Amusement: A Mahler Ballroom Cotillion takes place Thursday, July 31st from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the historic restored Mahler Ballroom, located at 4917 Washington, St. Louis, Mo., 63108. Join artistic Director John Ramsay of Dance Discovery, OASIS and Marsha Shepley of Mahler Ballroom for music, dancing, entertainment and light refreshments. The event benefits OASIS and the Ballroom Dance Academy of St. Louis. Tickets are $30.00. To register, please call OASIS at 314-862-4859 ext. 24.
Christopher Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org, OASIS, 314-862-4859, www.oasisnet.org/stl
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5
Meet Betsy Cohen. Betsy Cohen is at the helm of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, an initiative to attract and target immigrants of all skill levels with a goal of making St. Louis the fastest-growing U.S. metro area for immigration growth by 2020. Find out how she is working toward this goal and what it will mean for St. Louis. Tuesday, August 5, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fee: $12
Christopher Brown, email@example.com, St. Louis OASIS, 314-862-4859, www.oasisnet.org/stl
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6
We are having our monthly bingo on August 6th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Villages of St. Peters, 5400 Executive Centre Parkway in St. Peters, Mo. Please RSVP to Lori at 314-471-3757. Guaranteed prizes and also a grand prize.
Lori Guilliams, firstname.lastname@example.org, The Villages of St. Peters, 314-471-3757, www.vofsp.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 8
The Alzhiemer's Support Group will meet on Friday, August 8, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The group is facilitated by Kathleen Collins-Siebert, LCSW. It is located on the second floor of the Olin Wing at Alton Memorial Hospital. For more information, please call 618-463-7895.
Meredith Parker, email@example.com, Center for Senior Renewal, Alton Memorial Hospital, www.altonmemorialhospital.org
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9
Cyclists of all ages will convene in Busch Stadium Parking Lot C at the corner of 8th and Cerre Streets in downtown St. Louis on August 9 to participate in the annual Moonlight Ramble, the "World's Original Nighttime Bike Ride." AARP in St. Louis, a sponsor of the event, will host a photo booth to commemorate the moment for participating cyclists, a "listening post," and complimentary gifts for AARP members. AARP in St. Louis is also offering free Moonlight Ramble registrations of $25 to the first 50 registrants who are AARP members. AARP members can register by sending an email to STLouis@aarp.org. Visit aarp.org/stlouis or moonlightramble.com for more info
Anita Parran, firstname.lastname@example.org, AARP, 816-360-2202, www.aarp.org/stlouis
THURSDAY, AUGUST 14
Unexplained Fainting and Falling: Thursday, August 14, 6:30 p.m. SLUCare electrophysiologist Peter Mikolajczek, MD, reviews the causes and treatment options for sudden, "unexplained' syncope (fainting) and falling. Call 1-888-457-5203 to register. Alleviating Knee and Hip Joint Pain -- Wednesday, August 20, 6:30 pm. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatment alternatives for knee and hip osteoarthritis pain, including therapy, diet, medications and minimally invasive surgical techniques from Dr. Leo Whiteside, orthopedic surgeon. Call 1-888-457-5203 to register.
Simone Valle, email@example.com, Des Peres Hospital, 314-966-9695, www.despereshospital.com
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20
Alexian Brothers and Optum will be hosting a grief group from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please join us at The Lodge to share your experience with grief and to discuss the Ten Touchstones of Grief by Dr. Alan Wolfelt. The Lodge at Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village, 4005 Ripa Ave., St. Louis, Mo. 63125
Leah Myers, firstname.lastname@example.org, Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village, 314-763-7300, www.alexianbrothers.net
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Everybody has a reason to end Alzheimer's! Join us for the 25th anniversary of the St. Louis Walk to End Alzheimer's. This year, the Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Scottrade Center. With six Walks in the St. Louis region, we will fight back to end Alzheimer's! Find a team or join a team today! Visit alz.org/stl/walk for more information.
Lindy Noel, email@example.com, Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter, 314-432-3422, www.alz.org/stl
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service 10th Annual Golf Outing will be held Monday, September 15, 2014 at Bear Creek Golf Club in Wentzville, Mo. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun Start at 12:30 p.m. We are looking for sponsors, great way to advertise! Lunch and dinner included! Contact Karen Runge at 636-441-1302, ext. 263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindi Johnson, email@example.com, Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service, 636-441-1302, www.jacares.org
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16
Chronic Disease Self Management Program: Living a Healthy Life When You Have a Chronic Condition. A free, six-week workshop for adults and their loved ones living with a chronic disease including arthritis, diabetes, lung and heart disease. The program is facilitated by health professionals who have a chronic disease themselves. The workshop will be held at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital's Medical Office Building One, Suite G-06. The workshop will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. every Thursday from October 16 to November 20. Participants should plan on attending all six classes. Topics include: Dealing with frustration, fatigue, pain, depression. Exercise. Appropriate use of medications. Communicating effectively. Evaluating new treatments. This is an evidence-based program, developed at Stanford University Patient Education Research Center. This program is facilitated and sponsored by the Saint Louis County Department of Health and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. Each workshop participant receives the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," and a meditation CD. Light snacks served. Pre-registration required. Call 314-542-WEST (9378) or 800-392-0936, or register online at http://www.barnesjewishwestcounty.org/classes.
Kelly Pahl, firstname.lastname@example.org, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, 314-341-6264, www.barnesjewishwestcounty.org
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7
The Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 4th Annual Happy Holidays Boutique on Friday, November 7, from noon to 7:00 p.m. The Boutique will offer over 100 vendors and seven hours of holiday shopping in one location. This event is free and open to the public. Holiday Inn SW Route 66, 10709 Watson Road. Call 314-821-6600 for directions. Free and open to the public. Shop for jewelry, books, spa and skincare items, handmade items, kitchenware, purses, embroidery, bakery items, women's clothing and accessories, linens, candles, gourmet food items, home décor, and much more. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. Ladies Happy Hour specials feature free drinks and gifts for first 100 attendees after 4:00 p.m. Extra Bonus: Gift for first 200 attendees starting at Noon. Limited booth spaces and sponsorships still available.
Gina March, email@example.com, Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce, 314-821-4161, www.KirkwoodHolidayBoutique.com